English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Parish in the County of Westmorland


The parish of Shap formerly contained 4 townships, Mardale, Shap, Shap Rural and Thornthwaite (now in Bampton), and later Shap and Shap Rural.

Major Settlements

Other places in this Parish

Other OS name